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By Casey Wheeless Christopher Todd Riley, 33, beloved husband, father co-worker and advisor, died last Friday Feb. 27, according to friends and family, in his home during the late hours of the night or early morning. Riley was a Grand Praetor in the Sigma Chi fraternity for nine years, he was in charge of overseeing […]

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By Ashley Hockney If students get the flu during this cold season, they may be forced to decide if going to class sick is better than facing the consequences of an unexcused absence.  Adam Shepherd, a marketing sophomore, had a problem with this decision when he came down with the flu on a Monday night […]

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The summer policy for parking on campus will change for the summer, UK announced Monday. Parking and Transportation Services will control some student lots for any valid UK permits during summer months, according to a UK news release. The residential and commuter lots which will be controlled for permits include: R1 (College View Avenue), R4 […]

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The Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame will add five journalists during a ceremony in April, UK announced Monday. The UK School of Journalism and Telecommunications Alumni Association will present the awards April 14. The same day, the school will host the annual Joe Creason Lecture, to be given by Howard Fineman of Newsweek, MSNBC.com and […]

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State sets 5 percent tuition increase for UK

By Austin Schmitt The Kentucky institution that oversees postsecondary education voted on Friday to cap tuition increases for in-state undergraduates at 5 percent for the 2009-2010 school year. The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education capped tuition at 5 percent for both UK and the University of Louisville, both classified as research universities. Tuition was capped […]

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By Erin Melwing With a full head of bright red curly hair, Crosby Nathaniel attended his second DanceBlue marathon on Friday and Saturday. However, something was different this year — Crosby was cancer-free. “We’re on the other side of it now and we want to give back the heart and care that we’ve been shown,” […]

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By Austin Schmitt After the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education voted on Friday to set a tuition ceiling of 5 percent for UK, UK President Lee Todd will look to set tuition rates for the 2009-2010 school year at the Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday. Todd said last week that he will propose to […]

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By Austin Schmitt The University Senate will receive a progress report on the new General Education curriculum at their meeting at 3 p.m. Monday in the W.T. Young Library Auditorium. In December, the Senate approved a general outline of the new course format, said Susan Carvalho, the convener for the General Education Steering Committee. The […]

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March is the National Social Work month, and Lexington social workers and advocates are raising awareness for peace. Lexington and the UK College of Social Work combined events that recognize groups and individuals that advocate peaceful conflict resolutions Friday at the W. T. Young Library. The events were originally scheduled for Lexington’s annual Reconciliation Breakfast, […]

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The deadline to apply for three service-based Spring Break trips is Monday at 3 p.m. Alternative Spring Break will be at three locations this year: Maryville, Tenn., Marion County, S.C., and Atlanta. During each trip, students will serve needs in the community with service projects. Each trip costs $200, which covers food for the week, […]

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